Sarah Staniforth

Christina Aguilera’s Liberation is disappointing

Christina Aguilera’s first album in six years, Liberation is the latest act of reinvention from the American pop singer, billed in her own words as “an album of freedom”. The album is her first since she left her role as a judge on singing competition The Voice in 2016, a...
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Posted Aug. 15, 2018

Has capitalism led pride astray?

LGBT pride has its origins in radical organisation against homophobic and transphobic oppression. The first ever pride parade in 1970 was organised in commemoration of the first anniversary of Stonewall, a series of riots which took place in response to a police raid of Manhattan gay bar the Stonewall Inn....
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Posted Aug. 12, 2018

Should we bring back selective schooling?

Should we divide children based on academic aptitude? According to The Telegraph’s Judith Woods, Britain’s education system just isn’t working, and the solution is to adopt a German model. In Germany, children who are more academic attend a Gymnasium that prepares them for university, while the less academic students go...
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Posted Oct. 9, 2017

The art of budgeting at Warwick

For many, university is the first real taste of independence. Armed with your maintenance loan and free from the eyes of your parents, it might be tempting for you to splurge. However, if you want to avoid going into your overdraft, you need to think about budgeting before you spend… The...
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Posted Oct. 8, 2017